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Russell Rockne

Russell Rockne, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Computational and Quantitative Medicine
Research Focus
  • Mathematical Oncology
Director, Division of Mathematical Oncology; Co-director, Biostatistics and Mathematical Oncology Core
Email: [email protected]

Research Teams

  • Leukemia Disease Team
  • Lymphoma Disease Team
  • Theranostics Modality Team
  • Developmental Cancer Therapeutics Program - Comprehensive Cancer Center

Russell Rockne, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Computational and Quantitative Medicine within Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope. He also serves as director of the Division of Mathematical Oncology, with the goal of translating mathematics, physics and evolution-based research to clinical care.

Dr. Rockne received his doctorate in mathematical biology from University of Washington in 2013, and then conducted a postdoc in mathematical oncology at Northwestern University.  He also has been a research associate in neurological surgery, and a research scientist in pathology and applied mathematics. In 2014, Dr. Rockne received the “Future of Mathematical Biology” award from the Society for Mathematical Biology.



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